The Many Faces of Vintage Chenille Bedspreads
A cheerful Christmas pinwheel sampling some chenille favorites – white & silver lurex threads by Morgan Jones, bright red bouncy pops on olive by English maker Vantona, olive green & white Hofmann daisies…
When many people hear “chenille,” they immediately think of one of the most infamous designs of the era – the bold, bright, always vibrant peacock. This robe featured a rarer colorway in unique colors with a central single (rather than double) peacock.
Some of the most breathtakingly beautiful chenille of all comes from our British neighbors across the pond. This exceptional English design made one of our most lush bathrobes ever.
Well known among chenille collectors for their often highly detailed needletuft floral designs in stunning colors, Cabin Craft chenille tends to be very high quality with strong cotton groundcloth.
Not all vintage chenille featured outrageously brilliant colors and kitschy designs. This rare speciman by RetRac boasts a white-on-white intricate floral design that is fully reversible.
An iconic, vivid design from the 50s era, this spread is a good representation of what was popular at the time. This particular chenille pattern has silver lurex threads woven through the central white curlicues, evident when examined up close.